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List of terminated, transferred Halifax County school jobs released

Halifax County School Board released the names of the 25 professional, 16 transportation, two custodians, one secretary and the 27 paraprofessionals whose positions have been eliminated.

Behavior program nixed in Halifax County schools

Phones are ringing off the hook at the offices of Family Preservation Services on Seymour Drive in South Boston due to the termination of Therapeutic Day Treatment counseling services at schools across Halifax County.

Murder charges against suspect certified to Halifax Circuit Court

Charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder against 57-year-old Debra Kaye Scribner were certified to Halifax County Circuit Court on Friday.

Gretna man makes bid for state Senate

Gary Thomas, 58, of Gretna announced this week he will seek the 15th State Senatorial seat as an Independent candidate. Republican Frank Ruff of Clarksville currently holds that seat in the Virginia State Senate.

Scottsburg ready for biggest party of year

The powerful storms that hit Halifax County Tuesday night brought wind, rain and lightning resulting in downed trees, tree limbs and power lines across the central and northern parts of Halifax County.

Tuesday bolt strikes marker for Motorsports Hall of Fame

The powerful storms that hit Halifax County on Tuesday night brought wind, rain and lightning resulting in downed trees, tree limbs and power lines across the central and northern parts of Halifax County.

Halifax County jobless rate up in May

Halifax County’s unemployment rate rose slightly to 9.3 percent in May, according to statistics recently released by the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC).

Halifax County South Boston Public Library budget approved

The Halifax County South Boston Public Library board members met new South Boston Library branch manager Jessika Pettit and approved its annual budget during its monthly meeting Tuesday evening at the Halifax Public Library.

Thieves target copper, mailbox in Halifax County

Copper and a mailbox are the most recent items of interest to thieves, according to Halifax County Sheriff Stanley Noblin.

Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Halifax County

A 54-year-old Halifax man was struck by an unknown vehicle as he walked along Mountain Road on Monday morning, according to state police.